Florence is located in Northwest Alabama and is the largest and principal city in the Florence-Muscle Shoals Metropolitan Statistical Area, also known as "The Shoals." Some 39,000 citizens call Florence home and nearly 148,000 occupy the Shoals area. Florence is the merger point for two major U.S. Highways, as well as several Alabama Highways; however, Florence and the Shoals do not have a direct link to the interstate. The area is served by the Northwest Alabama Regional Airport. The median income for a household in Florence is about $28,000 and for a family, it's about $40,000.
The Florence-Muscle Shoals part of the State of Alabama is no stranger to incidents that result in someone dying. The Florence wrongful death attorneys at Hollis, Wright, Clay & Vail are centrally located in Alabama and are here to serve you and your family during this difficult and emotional time. We understand that you need to focus all of your energy on grieving, healing and spending time with loved ones. Our attorneys have more than 150 years combined experience and will handle all of the details of your wrongful death claim. If the death of your loved one was caused by the negligence or carelessness of someone else, then our attorneys will do everything possible to hold them accountable. Additionally, we will work to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. While the Hollis Wright wrongful death attorneys recognize that no amount of money can bring back your loved one, achieving a meaningful and substantial monetary recovery on your behalf can serve as a statement that the type of behavior that led to the death of your family member will not be tolerated. This will enforce the fact that those who engage in such careless conduct will be monetarily punished.
If you or someone you love has been injured or killed in an accident, don't wait, call the skilled Florence wrongful death attorneys at Hollis, Wright, Clay & Vail today at 205.324.3600
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Lauderdale County Death Statistics
According to the Alabama Department of Health (ADPH), Lauderdale County witnessed 1,160 deaths in a recent year. Of those deaths, 49 were classified as accidental deaths. While all accidental deaths are not necessarily the responsibility of another person's careless actions, many are. Of the 49 accidental deaths in Lauderdale County, 20 were as a result of motor vehicle accidents. Often, these motor vehicle accidents are caused by a driver's negligent operation of a vehicle. Many automobile accidents involve texting and driving, distracted driving, or drinking and driving. This type of conduct while driving is incredibly dangerous and hazardous, not only to the person engaged in the conduct, but to other people on the roadways. People who engage in this type of conduct and cause the death of someone else should be held accountable, so that others know it is not acceptable.
Accidental deaths due to falls, poisoning and drowning were also statistically recorded for Lauderdale County by the Alabama Department of Health (ADPH). Many of these accidental deaths could be attributed to someone else's neglect and irresponsible behavior. Often, the death will occur on the premises or property of another. If the premises or property owner fails to reasonably maintain the condition, and someone dies as a result a result of such failures, then the property owner may well be responsible for the death. The Florence wrongful death attorneys at Hollis, Wright, Clay & Vail will aggressively investigate your incident, gather all evidence, and determine if your wrongful death claim has merit. If the claim has merit, then attorneys, along with our staff, will aggressively pursue the case in an effort to obtain monetary recovery on your behalf.
Trust Wrongful Death Attorneys
Losing a family member is emotionally difficult in its own right without having to deal with a wrongful death claim. Let the attorneys at Hollis Wright ease the emotional burden and stress by handling the legal aspects and working on getting you just compensation. We will invest much time, finances, and manpower into finding out what happened and how to recover for you. In the meantime, you and your family can grieve in peace.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in any sort of accident due to the carelessness of another, call our Florence wrongful death attorneys as soon as possible for a FREE and confidential consultation at 205.324.3600
or contact us online here
. Our attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, so we don't get paid unless we recover for you.